In the era of 21st Century, getting admission to a preschool has been the most challenging and the difficult task for both the children and the parents.Increasing competition and demand for good schools have led to many difficulties in the admission process as a small child of 3 or 4 years is expected to have knowledge of certain things and pursue certain qualities. Therefore, the word 'admission' appears to be nightmarish to both the parents and children.

The beginning of a child's academic journey start with the nursery interviews and this decides the future of your child i.e. whether he will be selected in the school or not. But parents should not be nervous or tensed to face interviews else the child will get the vibes. Just be aware of the complete admission process, make a genuine effort, prepare and train your little darling well in advance.

Children are like wet clay and can be molded in any shape i.e. they can soak anything that is told to them frequently. Therefore, start early, dedicate only fifteen minutes in a day and later increase the time to half hour or more as per the capability of the child. Basically, the main task is to prepare the child mentally. For this, you can talk to your child about all the positive aspects of the school to remove the nervousness of the interview process.

Process of Nursery School Admission involves oral & written test of the child and interview of the parents. These oral tests are taken to determine the interest of the child in the studies and to understand the capabilities and qualities of the child. The written test is taken in the main subjects - English (alphabets), Hindi, and Maths (numbers).

On the other hand, as Parents, you have the capability to turn any regular moment in your child's life to Significant Experience! The control is in your hands and all you need
to do is "Thinking of how to be Influential". Parent's
interview helps the school authorities know the family background of the child.This casual talk between the parents and the school authorities helps the school find out how far the parents will be able to guide and help their child in his/her studies.

You should keep in mind that besides this, there are various factors on which a child is tested in an interview. Some of those factors are:

  • Ability to understand and follow simple instructions
  • Lateral thinking ability of the child
  • Ability to express
  • Interactive Skills and communication skills
  • Observational Skills
  • Patience and Confidence
  • Sensory Experience
  • Some tips on preparing your child for the interview are:

  • Do not be tense
  • Let the child open up
  • Stimulate curiosity in the child
  • Create situations for child to react and understand
  • Develop social etiquettes
  • Curb the child's shyness
  • Inculcate cleanliness as a value
  • Get the basics clear
  • Develop motor skills
  • Make it fun
  • Work on communication skills
  • Color identification
  • Improve on Languages
  • Develop confidence
  • Increase familiarity of the child with the school
  • Author's Bio: 

    SHEMROCK Play School is one of the nation’s leading play school with branches spread across the nation. It’s truly a second home for the children where a child learns to be unique and present his/her uniqueness to the world and develop strong roots for the excellence. To know more about how to become how to open a nursery school, please visit us on the web now!